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Jan 25, 2013 11:00pm EST
a slow. [laughter] .. >> i've had the privilege to work on a close basis with president obama. i watched him, the most difficult challenges that a person could face. i watched him do this with brilliance, with patience, and with courage, wisdom, and kindness. for which i have learned a great deal. so, mr. president, i toast and pray for you, your wonderful family, and our great country. four more successful years, barack obama. [inaudible conversations] >> michelle and the speaker of the house came to a meeting of the minds that i may be delaying the proceedings too much. i'm just going to be extraordinarily brief and say thank you. to my vice president, who has not only been an extraordinary partner, but an extraordinary friend, and to dr. joe biden who has partnered with my wife with an extraordinary generosity on behalf of our men and women in uniform, to the entire cab innocent that's here, i'm grateful to you. some of you are staying, and some of you are leaving, but i know the extraordinary sacrifices that you and my team have made to try to advance the cause of progress in this co
Jan 22, 2013 11:00pm EST
mcconnell. this is 10 minutes. >> mr. president, today with the second inauguration of president obama,r eve there is prominenceh prosperity for every american. like martin luther king junior, whose birth that we also celebrated yesterday. stepn even when you don't see the whole staircase, we have faith that the members of the 113tho congress will realize the promise of prosperity. ill be chd not by our divisions but by renewed cooperation and compromise. i urge every woman and man fortunate enough serve in this chamber to remember it is possible to hold fast to your principles while making compromises necessary to move our country forward. democrats will hold fast to the guiding principle that a strong middle class and an opportunity for every american to enter the middle class is the key to this nation's success. democrats will stand strong. strong with a standard of balance and will remain resolute in pursuit of fairness for all americans regardless of where they were born, regardless of their religion or their sexual orientation. those principles will direct our course as we introduce ou
Jan 24, 2013 11:00pm EST
four years or president obama's second term in the white house. then kevin locks at the safe gay rights in the u.s. after that the agricultural department and reporter charles of reuters discuss the effect of the ongoing drought is having on the u.s. economy and food prices. plus, your e-mails, phone calls, and tweets. washington journal live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> one of the key themes, of course, for any exhibition on the civil wars are the abolition and e mans nation. we are fortunate that they came of age what they did. between the two of them, they make issues around e mans passion and abolition. issues around human rights and american freedom on a general nonrace specific level. ly go through every piece of include that johnson puts in the picture. i'll summarize by saying for you pay attention to the top half as well as the bottom half. what you get is a white cat in the bedroom window and dark skin black woman holding a child. there's a ladder and a fabric coming out the other. there's a way in and out without being seen. there's a rooster up here. roosters have a ha
Jan 23, 2013 11:00pm EST
about president obama's inaugural speech. this is about 40 minutes. >> president obama may have been vague on details in his inaugural speech on monday that i will give him this. he couldn't have been clearer about the tone and the direction that he has in mind for the second term. gone is the post-partisan rhetoric that propelled him across the national stage and into the white house. he unabashedly bureaucratic control and centralized power here in washington. on monday we saw a president and a party that appear to have shifted in reverse and jammed on the gas. for democrats in the obama age, the era of big government being over is officially over. and anybody disagrees with their approach isn't just wrong. they are not just standing in the way of progress, that they are malevolent. there are the bad guys. they're the ones who want to take food away from children. they want the old and the infirm to suffer. they want to choose between caring for the people who built this country and as the president put it on monday and investing in those who will build our future. i don't know if
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